Starting Time

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Starting Time
Starting Time.jpg
Studio album by Clifford Jordan
Released 1961
Recorded June 14 & 15, 1961
Plaza Sound Studios, New York City
Genre Jazz
Label Jazzland
JLP 52
Producer Orrin Keepnews
Clifford Jordan chronology
A Story Tale
(1961)A Story Tale1961
Starting Time
(1961)
Bearcat
(1962)Bearcat1962

Starting Time is an album by jazz saxophonist Clifford Jordan which was recorded in 1961 and released on the Jazzland label.[1]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Down Beat 4/5 stars[2]
Allmusic 3/5 stars[3]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 4/5 stars[4]

The Allmusic site awarded the album 3 stars with the review by Scott Yanow stating, "The music is straight-ahead, and although the tunes are pretty obscure, the solos and high musicianship uplift the music. Recommended to straight-ahead jazz collectors"[3]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Clifford Jordan except as indicated

  1. "Sunrise in Mexico" (Kenny Dorham) - 5:58
  2. "Extempore" - 5:15
  3. "Down Through the Years" - 4:45
  4. "Quittin' Time" - 4:40
  5. "One Flight Down" (Cedar Walton) - 4:43
  6. "Windmill" (Dorham) - 3:52
  7. "Don't You Know I Care" (Duke Ellington, Mack David) - 4:55
  8. "Mosaic" (Walton) - 4:56

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jazzland Records discography accessed November 7, 2012
  2. ^ Down Beat: April 26, 1962 vol. 29, no. 9
  3. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed November 7, 2012
  4. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 115. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.